FBI Director James Comey’s announcement Tuesday morning that Hillary Clinton will not be indicted effectively removes one of the last important variables in this presidential election—at least any that we know about. Comey’s rather remarkable 15-minute, nationally televised statement carefully reviewed the FBI’s year-long investigation into allegations that...
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The word “volatile” doesn’t begin to describe the fight for a Senate majority this year. With the current split of 54 Republicans and 46 Democrats, the Democrats need a net gain of four seats if they retain the White House (the incoming vice president would break the tie in that event) and five seats if Republicans win the presidential race. The questions that political analysts are asking...
In terms of American politics, Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is something of a “Goldilocks” event. Instead of striking a balance between too hot and too cold, the key to getting Brexit just right is not to read too much into it while also understanding its significance.
This story was originally published on nationaljournal.com on June 17, 2016.
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